Nehemiah Bottomfield1

M, #1218, b. 11 April 1833, d. 17 May 1904
Last Edited=19 Nov 2016
     Nehemiah Bottomfield, son of John Bottomfield Jr. and Mary Woodruff, was born on 11 April 1833.1 Nehemiah Bottomfield was the son of John Bottomfield Jr. and Mary Woodruff.1

Nehemiah Bottomfield appeared on the United States census of 24 September 1850 in the household of John Bottomfield Jr. at Milford Township, Knox County, Ohio.2

Nehemiah Bottomfield married Cordelia Redman on 21 February 1856.1

On 8 August 1860, Nehemiah Bottomfield appeared on the United States Census, at Milford Township, Knox County, Ohio, There is also in this household a child named Elizabeth, age 8. It is unknown who this may be. Nehemiah and Cordelis were said to be married in 1856 so it is probably not a daughter of that marriage. She is not will the family in 1870.3

On 11 July 1870, Nehemiah Bottomfield appeared on the United States Census, at Oblong Township, Crawford County, Illinois.4

Nehemiah Bottomfield married Salina Mouser on 17 September 1876.1

On 17 June 1880, Nehemiah Bottomfield appeared on the United States Census, at Oblong, Crawford County, Illinois.5

On 6 June 1900, Nehemiah Bottomfield appeared on the United States Census, at Oblong Township, Crawford County, Illinois.6

Nehemiah Bottomfield died on 17 May 1904 at age 71.1 and was buried at Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, Crawford County, Illinois. The headstone at Oblong Cemetery lists the date of death as 1874, which was the date of his first wife, Cordelia. The Findagrave memorial, in spite of the headstone, gives the death date of 17 May 1904. It is unknown at this point why the discrepancy.7

Child of Nehemiah Bottomfield and Cordelia Redman

Children of Nehemiah Bottomfield and Salina Mouser

Citations

  1. [S60] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (Waynesburg, Pennsylvania: Waynesburg Republican, May 25, 1950). Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  2. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule, Milford Township, Knox County, Ohio, written page 194, family 1365, line 14.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  3. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Milford Township, Knox County, Ohio, written page 46, line 34.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Oblong Township, Oblong, Crawford County, Illinois, written page 6, line 8.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Oblong, Crawford County, Illinois, Supervisors District 7, Enumerator District 186, written page 25, stamped page 444, family 208, line 24.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Oblong Township, Crawford County, Illinois, Supervisor's District 13, Enumeration District 46, written page 2B, line 82.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  7. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Created by: Felicia (Foltz) Hoffman, Record added: Aug 09, 2010, Find A Grave Memorial# 56862399., Findagrave.com.
  8. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  9. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.